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Babylon Health

Iowa Virtual Doctor Appointments

In these times of coronavirus and uncertain healthcare, booking an online doctor visit can be a relief. At Babylon, we aim to make remote medical care accessible and affordable. We provide virtual care for everything from sinus infections to sore throat to mental health. Hold a video chat with your primary care provider to address your health concerns today. Avoid in-person visits with telehealth services to keep you safe and healthy. Access telemedicine in Iowa from the comfort of your home.

How it Works

Download the app and enter the special consumer-network code to access video appointments at no cost through your health plan

Choose a time and book your appointment through the Babylon app.

Find a quiet, private location for your appointment. Your healthcare provider will hold your call through the app. Make sure your Babylon app can send you alerts by accepting push notifications.

When your appointment begins, your provider will discuss your symptoms and questions with you.

Your provider will use your discussion and medical history to give treatment options. If needed, they may write a prescription, order tests, refer you to a local specialist, advise you to self-monitor, or schedule a follow-up appointment.

Your provider's notes and any test results will be added to your account.

Get Started

Download the Babylon app and use our Chatbot to check your symptoms.

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Which insurance plans in Iowa does Babylon Health accept?

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Babylon accepts Iowa Total Care (Medicaid).

What is an online doctor visit?

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In a Babylon virtual doctor visit, your healthcare provider connects with you via phone call or video chat. We provide healthcare services in the comfort of your own home.

What does it include?

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You will connect with a real doctor on your phone in a video chat. Your doctor can assess your symptoms, discuss treatment options, prescribe medication, and refer you to a specialist or lab.

Can a virtual doctor prescribe medications in Iowa?

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Yes! A virtual doctor can prescribe medications, if needed, after an appropriate exam. Has your prescription expired? A virtual doctor can also help refill your prescription. Remember, only take virtual doctor prescriptions from a legitimate healthcare provider.

Can they prescribe anxiety medication?

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Yes, Babylon healthcare providers can prescribe medication at their discretion.

Can I speak with a doctor in Iowa?

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Yes, you can speak with an online doctor via the Babylon app in Iowa.

Can I get a doctor’s note from a doctor online in Iowa?

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Yes, our health experts can write doctor's notes for schools and employers.

What conditions can online doctors treat?

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Providers can help you with many different medical conditions. These include asthma, allergies, congestion, cough, fever, flu, pain, pink eye, rashes, sore throat, sinus infections, upset stomach, mental health and more.

Can online doctors treat mental health problems like anxiety?

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Yes, you can book an appointment with a licensed therapist via the Babylon app for mental health issues.

How much does a visit cost?

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Babylon appointments are available through accepted insurance providers at no cost, with $0 copay. Download and register in the app to see which services are available to you.

Do you have a choice in male or female doctor?

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Yes, you can filter by provider gender when booking an appointment with a provider in the app.

Are healthcare providers always available?

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Yes! See a healthcare provider in Iowa at any time, 24/7. Babylon offers both general medical and therapy sessions.

Are Babylon online doctors available to anyone living in Iowa?

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Yes! Iowa residents including those living in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Waterloo, and more can speak with a Babylon virtual doctor with eligible insurance.

Please refer to our full FAQs if you have other questions.